Jersey Geofilters

Snapchat recently started accepting community submitted Geofilters, so as a small creative project I decided to do one for each parish. Here are the ones submitted so far, in the order they were submitted. Coming Soon Grouville St Brelade…

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Organising uHack 1.0

I've taken part in every HackJsy so far, and a recurring theme has been a massive under attendance of those outside the professional developer age brackets. In fact, up until the last one, I've consistently been the only under 18 attendee. There were a small number of under 18 in the most recent HackJsy but this is far from ideal, and it's certainly not through lack of interest. Hautlieu School ran a Kodu competition for KS2 students in the Summer Term 2015, which was a sell out. The interest is…

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Introducing Glint

Nodeck has now been rebranded as Glint. We haven't launched yet, but we're getting close. Stay tuned.…

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Brief update on 'Nodeck'

Since my last post, I have recieved investment from an as yet unnamed Jersey business, and will be launching 'Nodeck' some time in the next few months as a full SaaS. We have contracted The Observatory to do all the branding work, and along with this, 'Nodeck' will be getting a new name and logo (hence the quotes). Work is due to start later this week, so it should be less than a fortnight until I can share Nodeck's new identity!…

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The Birth of Nodeck

Background A few weeks ago, I attended HackJsy, Jersey's yearly hackathon. This year it was geared towards financial technology (fintech), with sponsors in the sector such as GABI and SatoshiLabs. While HackJsy never has strict requirements on entries, its suggested that you try and stick to the topic. With that in mind, I started brainstorming potential ideas with three key points in mind: Solve a problem Use a cryptocurrency Something real time and/or big data The first objective is pretty standard of any hackathon project (or indeed, business). The…

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